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Hedingham Golf Club
4801 Harbour Towne Dr., Raleigh 27604;
Wildwood Green Golf Club
3000 Ballybunion Way, Raleigh 27613;
Heritage Golf Club
1250 Heritage Club Ave., Wake Forest 27587;
Wil-Mar Golf Club
2300 Old Milburnie Rd., Raleigh 27604;
Knights Play Golf Center
2512 Ten Ten Rd., Apex 27502; 919.303.4653;
Zebulon Country Club
2424 Pearces Rd., Zebulon 27597;
Lochmere Golf Club
2511 Kildaire Farm Rd., Cary 27511;
Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina
1509 Main Campus Dr., Raleigh 27606;
Paschal Golf Club
555 Stadium Dr., Wake Forest 27587;
Pine Hollow Golf Club
3300 Garner Rd., Clayton 27520; 919.553.4554;
Raleigh Golf Association
1527 Tryon Rd., Raleigh 27603; 919.772.9987;
River Ridge Golf Club
3224 Auburn-Knightdale Rd., Raleigh 27610;
Saint Augustine's University Golf Course and
Recreational Complex at Meadowbrook
8025 Country Club Dr., Garner 27529;
Wendell Country Club
180 Jake May Dr., Wendell 27591;
Falls Lake State Recreation Area
13304 Creedmoor Rd., Wake Forest 27587;
919.676.1027; 877.722.6762; www.ncparks.
One of the largest recreational facilities in
the state, offering a wide variety of activities.
Camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing,
boating/marina and swimming are available,
as well as picnic areas and playgrounds. Hours
vary seasonally; call or visit website for more
information or camping reservations.
William B. Umstead State Park
8801 Glenwood Ave., Raleigh 27617;
919.571.4170, 877.722.6762; www.ncparks.
Stroll nature trails or walk along 22 miles of
hiking trails meandering through forest. Also
offered are camping, picnicking, canoe rentals,
fishing, visitor center nature study and 13 miles
of horseback-riding and mountain-biking trails.
Free admission; fee for boat and facility rental.
Hours: Daily, 8am-sunset approximately; call or
City of Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural
222 W. Hargett St., Fayetteville Street, Raleigh
27601; 919.996.3285; parks.raleighnc.gov
Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural
Resources has nearly 10,000 acres of parkland
and offers recreation activities year-round. A
greenway system spanning over 100 miles
provides trails that connect many of the city's
220 parks. Call or visit website.
Durant Nature Preserve
8305 Camp Durant Rd., Raleigh 27614;
This 237-acre nature park offers five miles
of trails, a playground, picnic areas, nature
activities and rental facilities. Program and
rental information available by calling the park
office. Free admission.
Hours: Daily, 7am-sunset.
Lake Johnson Park
4601 Avent Ferry Rd., Raleigh 27606;
With 300+ acres of land and 150+ acres of
water, the park offers boating, fishing, picnic
shelters, concessions, greenway access, and
an array of recreation opportunities for the
family. Free admission and parking; fee for
boat launches and facility rentals. Hours: Daily,
sunrise-sunset (except Oct.-April, closed Mon.).
Lake Wheeler Park
6404 Lake Wheeler Rd., Raleigh 27603;
150 acres of parkland and a 650-acre lake
offers fishing, sailing, canoeing, rowing and
kayaking. Waterfront Program Center offers
programs and concessions. Picnic facilities and
sand volleyball also available. Free admission;
fee for boat launch and facility rental. Hours:
Daily, sunrise-sunset (except Oct.-April,
Millbrook Exchange Tennis Center
1905 Spring Forest Rd., Raleigh 27615;
Tennis center includes 23 hard-surface courts
with lights on each, available until 10:30pm.
Center offers back boards, a ball machine,
conference room, locker rooms, observation
deck and pro shop. Free admission; courts may
be reserved. Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8:30am-9:30pm;
Sat.-Sun., 8:30am-6pm (hours may vary
Pullen Aquatic Center (Reopening Dec. 2018)
410 Ashe Ave., Raleigh 27606; 919.996.6197
Olympic-sized swimming pool is housed in a
two-story complex with a classroom, dressing
room, vending area and spectator seating.
Center also features a warm-water therapy
pool that gradually deepens from floor level
to four feet to accommodate wheelchairs,
non-swimmers and children. Hours vary; call
or visit website.
520 Ashe Ave., Raleigh 27606; 919.996.6468
Includes a 1911 Gustave A. Dentzel menagerie
carousel, C.P. Huntington train ride, boat
rentals, tennis courts, community center, picnic
shelters, playground, outdoor café, Theatre In
The Park and TVLand "Andy and Opie" statue!
Free admission; small fee for amusement rides.
Hours vary; call or visit website.
Shelley Lake Park
1400 W. Millbrook Rd., Raleigh 27614;
This 53-acre lake and park provides two miles
of paved, scenic greenway trails with exercise
workout stations. Visitors may enjoy fishing,
biking, hiking and picnicking. Free admission.
Hours: Daily, sunrise-sunset.
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